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2006 Supplemental Homicide Report

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Negligent Manslaughter Report | Justifiable Homicide Report


Murder and Non-Negligent Manslaughter

The classification of this offense is based solely on police investigation as opposed to the determination of a court, medical examiner, coroner, jury or other judicial body.

 
Number per Month*
Month
Homicides
January
9
February
6
March
13
April
15
May
9
June
14
July
13
August
9
September
10
October
19
November
13
December
13

*Homicides per month do not include the homicides from the Englewood P.D., Fountain P.D., Douglas County Sheriff, and Park County Sheriff as they reported either quarterly or year-end statistics.

 

Total Victims:  157     Total Offenders: 194


Victims
  • One Hundred and eleven (111) or 71% of the homicide victims were male. 
  • Forty-six (46)or 29% of the homicide victims were female.

Offenders

  • One Hundred and forty-one (141) or 72.7% or of the offenders were male. 
  • Twenty-four (24) or 12.4% of the offenders were female. 
  • Fifteen (15) or 7.7% of the offender's sex was reported as unknown.
  • The remaining fourteen (14) or 7.2% of the offenders were considered unknown.  (i.e. the age, sex, and race of the offender is not known to law enforcement).

 

Victim Race
Race Victims Percentage
Asian 4 2.5%
Black 26 16.6%
Indian 2 1.3%
White 124 0.6%
Unknown 1 79.0%
Race of Known Offenders
Race Victims Percentage
Asian 4 2.2%
Black 27 15.0%
Indian 3 1.7%
White 130 72.2%
Unknown 16 8.9%
     

 

Victim Age
Age Group Number of Victims
Unknown 5
Under 1 year 7
1 to 10 years 7
11 to 17 years 9
18 to 21 years 19
22 to 29 years 38
30 to 39 years 29
40 to 49 years 26
50 to 59 years 10
60 to 69 years 4
70 and Older 3
Age of Known Offenders
Age Group Number of Offenders
Unknown 20
11 to 17 years 14
18 to 21 years 28
22 to 29 years 57
30 to 39 years 34
40 to 49 years 17
50 to 59 years 7
60 to 69 years 3

 

 
Relationship of Homicide Victim to Offender**
Relationship Number of Victims
Acquaintance 37
Babysittee 2
Boyfriend/Girlfriend 8
Child/Step-child 15
Child of Boyfriend/Girlfriend 1
Common-Law Spouse 2
Ex-Spouse 2
Friend 5
Neighbor 1
Other Family Member 1
Otherwise Known 14
Parent/Step-parent 5
Sibling/Step-sibling 3
Spouse 13
Stranger 36
Unknown 39
Unknown Offender 14

**.As there can be multiple victims and/or offenders involved in one incident, the total number of victim to offender relationships can be greater than the total number of victims, offenders or incidents.

 
Location of Homicides ***
Location Number of Victims
Bar/Nightclub 2
Commercial/Office Building 1
Construction Site 1
Convenience Store 1
Field/Woods 3
Highway/Road/Alley/Street 31
Hotel/Motel 4
Lake/Waterway 3
Other or Unknown Location 5
Parking Lot/Garage 6
Residence/Home/Apt. 67

***The Homicides by location do not include the Homicides reported by the Boulder County Sheriff, Boulder P.D., Castle Rock P.D., Delta P.D., Douglas County Sheriff, Durango P.D., Edgewater P.D., Englewood P.D., Fountain P.D., Littleton P.D., Louisville P.D., Park County Sheriff, and Pueblo P.D. These agencies reported UCR Summary data and the location where the Homicide occurred is not available with this reporting method.

Homicide by Type of Weapon
Type of Weapon Number of Victims
Asphyxiation/Drowning 2
Blunt Object 6
Firearm 83
Hands/Fists/Feet 22
Knife 33
Motor Vehicle 1
Multiple Weapon 2
Other Weapon 5
Unknown Weapon 3
Homicide by Circumstance
Circumstance Number of Victims
Assault on Law Enforcement Officer 3
Burglary 2
Larceny 1
Hostage Situation 1
Kidnapping 1
Robbery 3
Sexual Assault 1
Drug Related 7
Argument 54
Gang Related 10
Other Circumstances 29
Unknown 45

 

 
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